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M.C. Hammer


M.C. Hammer was born on March 30, 1962 in Oakland, California, USA as Stanley Kirk Burrell. He has been married to Stephanie Fuller since December 21, 1985. They have five children. See full bio »
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  Britain's Got More Talent (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- Episode #10.5 (2016) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
- Episode #10.2 (2016) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
 2016 Tvoje tvár má známý hlas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... (writer: "You can't Touch This")
 2015 South Park (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Naughty Ninjas (2015) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
 2015 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Justin Timberlake/Ellen DeGeneres/Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (2015) ... (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
 2015 Huevos: Little Rooster's Egg-cellent Adventure (performer: "2 Legit 2 Quit")
  Friday Night Football (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Round 17: Carlton vs Hawthorn (2015) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
  Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2013 - 2015) (writer - 2 episodes, 2013 - 2015)
- 2015: The Live Final (2015) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
- 2013: Auditions 2 (2013) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
  Lip Sync Battle (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Common vs. John Legend (2015) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
 2015 Furious 7 (writer: "U CAN'T TOUCH THIS" - as Kirk Burrell)
 2009-2014 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Party Night (2014) ... (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
- 2009 Grand Finale (2009) ... (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
- Episode #9.8 (2009) ... (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
 2014 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Informer by Snow (2014) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This")
 2014 Think Like a Man Too (performer: "Too Legit to Quit") / (writer: "Too Legit to Quit" - as Kirk Burrell)
 2014 Transformers: Age of Extinction (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - as Stanley Kirk Burrell)
  Guapas (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Charlas de hombres (2014) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
  World Championship Snooker (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- 2014: Day 8, Part 4 (2014) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This' - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This' - as Stanley Burrell, uncredited)
  A Crazy Leo Show (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Crazy Leo Special!! (2013) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
  That Music Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- 2005 vs. 1995 (2013) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
 2013 The To Do List (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - as MC Hammer) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - as MC Hammer)
 2013 Grown Ups 2 (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
 2013 Goodbye World (writer: "Dance (A$$)" - as Kirk Burrell)
  Supernatural (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Southern Comfort (2012) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
  Parenthood (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- My Brother's Wedding (2012) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
  Dexter (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Those Kinds of Things (2011) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
 2011 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Elton John/Leon Russell (2011) ... (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
 2011 Detention (performer: "2 Legit 2 Quit") / (writer: "2 Legit 2 Quit")
  Tosh.0 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Evolution of Dance Guy (Dance-Off) (2011) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
  Rude Tube (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2009 - 2010) (writer - 2 episodes, 2009 - 2010)
- Viral Ads (2010) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
- Superstars of the Web (2009) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
  Melissa & Joey (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Up Close & Personal (2010) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
 2010 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bad Reputation (2010) ... (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
 2010 Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dancing with the Stars 1 (2010) ... (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
  20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 2 episodes, 2007 - 2010) (writer - 2 episodes, 2007 - 2010)
- Adults Only 20 to 1: Sex on the Screen (2010) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
- Amazing Moments in Music (2007) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
  So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Top 8 Perform (2009) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
 2009/I The Proposal (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - as MC Hammer) / (writer: - as MC Hammer) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - as Stanley Kirk Burrell)
  Chuck (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Chuck Versus the Broken Heart (2009) ... (performer: "Too Legit to Quit") / (writer: "Too Legit to Quit")
  Being Erica (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Dr. Tom (2009) ... (performer: "Can't Touch This") / (writer: "Can't Touch This")
 2008 The Game (Video Game) (performer: "U Can't Touch This")
 2008 Tropic Thunder (performer: "U Can't Touch This" (1990) - as MC Hammer) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" (1990) - as MC Hammer)
  Carpoolers (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- The Handsomest Man (2008) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
 2008 Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden? (Documentary) (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - as Kirk Burrell)
 2007 Into the Wild (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - as Kirk Burrell)
 2007 Hot Rod (writer: "Too Legit to Quit")
 2007 License to Wed (writer: "Pray" - as MC Hammer)
 2006 Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (performer: "U Can't Touch This" (1990) - as MC Hammer) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" (1990) - as Kirk Burrell)
 2006 The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (performer: "I Got It from the Town" - as MC Hammer) / (writer: "I Got It from the Town" - as MC Hammer)
 2006 The Fear (El Miedo) (performer: "U Can't Touch This" (extract) - as MC Hammer) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" (extract))
 2005 Saturday Night Live: The Best of David Spade (TV Special) (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
  The X Factor (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Auditions 3 (2005) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
 2005/I Man of the House (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
 2005 Racing Stripes (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - as Kirk Burrell)
 2004 Shark Tale (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - as Kirk Burrell)
 2004 White Chicks (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - as Kirk Burrell)
 2004 Scrubs (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- My Tormented Mentor (2004) ... (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
 2004 EuroTrip (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - as Kirk Burrell)
 2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
 2002 The Master of Disguise (performer: "U Can't Touch This")
 2002 Kung Pow: Enter the Fist (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - as MC Hammer) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - as Kirk Burrell)
 2001 Bubble Boy (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
 2001 Kingdom Come (performer: "Help Lord (Won't You Come)") / (writer: "Help Lord (Won't You Come)" - as Stanley Burrell)
 1998 Dorbees: Making Decisions (Video short) (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - as Kirk Burrell)
 1992-1997 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- The She-Creature (1997) ... (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
- Attack of the the Eye Creatures (1992) ... (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
- Crash of Moons (1992) ... (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
 1995 Vampire in Brooklyn (as Hammer, "Pray") / (performer: "Pray" - as Hammer)
 1995 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Star Is Burns (1995) ... (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
 1994 Street Fighter (performer: "Straight To My Feet" - as Hammer) / (writer: "Straight To My Feet" - as Hammer)
 1994 Monte Video (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Der Fluch (1994) ... (performer: "Addams Groove")
 1993 The Meteor Man (performer: "TOO LEGIT TO QUIT" - as Hammer) / (writer: "TOO LEGIT TO QUIT" - as Hammer)
 1992 Class Act (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - as Hammer) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - as Hammer)
 1992 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.5 (1992) ... (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
 1992 Gladiator (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - as Hammer) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
  Doogie Howser, M.D. (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1992) (writer - 1 episode, 1992)
- If This Is Adulthood, I'd Rather Be in Philadelphia (1992) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
 1991 The Addams Family ("This Is The Way We Roll", "Too Legit To Quit", "Burn It Up", "Addams Groove") / (performer: "Addams Groove")
 1991 The Super (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - as Kirk Burrell)
 1991 Hot Shots! (performer: "U Can't Touch This") / (writer: "U Can't Touch This")
 1990-1991 Family Matters (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Busted (1991) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This")
- Flashpants (1990) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This")
  Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1991) (writer - 1 episode, 1991)
- East Side Story (1991) ... (performer: "Let's Go Deeper" - uncredited) / (writer: "Let's Go Deeper" - uncredited)
 1991 Shalnaya baba (performer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited) / (writer: "U Can't Touch This" - uncredited)
 1990 Rocky V (lyrics: "That's What I Said") / (music: "That's What I Said") / (performer: "That's What I Said")
 1990 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Courting Disaster (1990) ... (performer: "U Can't Touch This")
 1990 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (performer: "This Is What We Do") / (writer: "This Is What We Do")
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(1980s) After the failure of a putative record deal, and while still known as Stanley Burrell, he was an itinerant performer in clubs and other small venues, picking up dates when he could and on the fly. At the same time, he borrowed money from two former Oakland Athletics players who he knew from his bat boy days with the ... See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Grey DeLisle-Griffin | MC Hammer | Hammer

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

One of the strangest things in the rap language is the word or the phrase "sellout." What is really means is why didn't it happen to me? If your record crosses over to pop, and you get white listeners, Latin listeners, and listeners who are not black - you are called a "sellout." If *that* is a "sellout" then here I am. I'm a "sellout" because I want my music to be accepted by *all* people. See more »

Trivia:

In 1991, dropped the "MC" from his name. He released two albums (Too Legit to Quit in 1991 & The Funky Headhunter in 1994) under the name "Hammer". In 1995 he released the album "Inside Out" under the name "MC Hammer," re-adopting the Master of Ceremonies title. See more »

Trademark:

Parachute "Hammer" Pants See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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